Top 5 Family-Friendly Places to Visit in Toronto

Taking some time off work? Then here’s your chance to treat your family to an unforgettable Toronto attraction. Whether you’re visiting the city for the first time or you’re already a Torontonian, there are many intriguing attractions that will entertain your family.

Here are 7 family-friendly places to visit in Toronto:

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada

Located by the CN Tower, Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada is the place to be if your kids are Finding Dory fans. This popular Toronto attraction is open every day and boasts stingrays, sharks, jellyfish and a moving sidewalk that gives you an up-close- and-personal gaze at marine life.

Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)

Situated at 100 Queen’s Park, this attraction is easily accessible via TTC. Take your kids to the CIBC Discovery Gallery, where you can try on costumes and check out themed areas like “In the Earth.” Don’t forget to take selfies with skeletons in the James and Louise Temerty Gallery of the Age of Dinosaurs.

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre

Have a blast at Toronto’s 14 Lego-themed attractions, including 4D Cinema and a Factory Tour. Hone your brick-building talents at the Ninjago Training Camp and create the tallest tower at LEGOLAND’s earthquake tables. Located in the Vaughan Mills Mall, you’ll find some great deals before or after play.

Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)

For a hands-on experience, this is the place to go in Toronto. The AGO’s Hands-On Centre has art and creative play available for all ages. If the art surrounding you gives you a blast of inspiration, create a sketch at a Drawing Station or make something original at the Art Cart, the AGO’s mobile activity centre.

Bata Shoe Museum (BSM)

Who knew the history of shoes could be so much fun in Toronto? At the BSM, you can get a glimpse of Ancient Egyptian sandals and space training boots. There’s always something new to see, as one or two new exhibitions open up each year. Arts and crafts are available for kids every weekend, too.

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